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Time and sanctuary: Writing program shapes promising voices

Graduates of the Creative Writing Program follow in the footsteps of the program’s Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, best-selling authors and influential faculty.

Creating equitable opportunity in Buffalo and beyond

For more than four decades, ILR’s Lou Jean Fleron has been making western New York a better place for working people, by leading community-based economic development programs.

From Cornell to NASA to an icy moon of Jupiter

Laura Jones-Wilson, M.S. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, learned the term ‘aerospace engineer’ from watching ‘Star Trek’ episodes. With a Cornell education, she has landed her dream job at NASA.

Service, connection, leadership: Cornellians in the Peace Corps

Like thousands of other Cornellians who have volunteered for the Peace Corps, Amanda Freund ’06 and Janet Smith, M.S. ’19, share common ground: learning from the people they served.

NY maple producers tap Cornell experts to diversify

The Cornell Maple Program works to develop new maple products to grow the $30 million maple industry in New York state and boost rural economies.

Undergrad serves recipes and insight to 2M TikTok followers

Jeremy Scheck ’22 started making TikToks about cooking in his Collegetown apartment last year. Since then, he’s gained 2 million followers and a spotlight well beyond his expectations.

Mary Nichols ’66 brings fresh air to Cornell Atkinson

Mary Nichols '66, environmental icon and former chair of the California Air Resources Board, will become a Visiting Senior Fellow at Cornell Atkinson.

Good bones: Students revive historic building in Waterloo, NY

In fall 2020, the village of Waterloo, New York, asked Cornell design students how to transform a deteriorating 1890s building into an art center. By December, they had delivered.

Good sport: Squash alum introduces new players to Big Red

Cornell squash champion Aditya Jagtap ’15 is helping young players in India understand college recruiting – and giving the Big Red an invaluable resource 7,755 miles away.